Top 10 Richest Athlete Around the World
29 Jul 2015
- Kevin Durant – Basketball
Total Earnings – $54.1 million
Kevin Durant, described as the “Scoring Prodigy”, has won the NBA scoring title four times in his career. This 26-year-old, who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder, stands 6 feet, 9 inches tall. He also stands mighty tall as far as his bank balance is concerned.
Durant signed a deal worth $85 million in 2010 with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Season of 2015-16 will be the final year of this deal. Durant holds the distinction of inking the richest endorsement deal of any active athlete. In 2014, he signed a 10-year-deal with Nike which is estimated to be worth $300 million, including royalties.
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